Nye County fugitives accused of starving animals found in Clark County


Two fugitives from Nye County have were found and arrested in Clark County by Metro Police on Jan. 5.

Keith Sean Holman, 46, and Kristin Pfaff, 33, face several charges, including the abandonment and allowing animals to starve. 

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office began its investigation into Holman and Pfaff on Dec. 27 when detectives obtained warrants for their arrests. 

During the initial investigation by the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, deputies, detectives and animal control officers discovered five severely emaciated dogs on the property, as well as evidence related to the possession and sales of narcotics at Holman’s and Pfaff’s home in Pahrump. The animals were removed and taken into protective custody for treatment.

However, Holman and Pfaff fled the area.

When Metro officers found them more than a week later in Clark County, they had a small child with them. The child was placed into protective custody through the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services.

Holman and Pfaff were booked into the Clark County Detention Center where they’re awaiting extradition to Nye County.

The face the following charges in Nye County:

  • Abandon/Starve Animals
  • Failure to Provide Care for Confined Animals
  • Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell
  • Maintain Residence for the Purpose of Narcotics Sales
  • Possession of Dangerous Drug without Prescription
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Conspiracy to Violate Uniformed Controlled Substance Act 

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